State v. Flatt

20060330 State of North Dakota, Plaintiff and Appellee
v.
Lucas Flatt, Defendant and Appellant

Appeal from: District Court, Southeast Judicial District, Griggs County
Judge John E. Greenwood
Nature of Action: Sexual Offense
Counsel:
Appellant: Ross Wheeler Brandborg
Appellee: Jonathan R. Byers , Att. General Office
Term: 04/2007   Argument: 04/18/2007  1:30pm
ND cite: 2007 ND 98
NW cite: 733 N.W.2d 608

Listen to recording of oral argument in MP3 format

Issues: Appellant's Statement of the Issues:
I.Whether ameliorating changes in criminal statutes apply to pending prosecutions even in the alleged conduct occurred prior to the effective date of the legislation.
II.Whether the failure to amend the information to include an essential element of the offense constitutes reversible error.
III.Whether the failure of the jury to find an essential element of the offense beyond a reasonable doubt constitutes reversible error.
IV.Whether the proper remedy in the case is arrest of judgment.

Appellee's Statement of the Issues:
I. Flatt's Motion to Arrest Judgment was not timely .
II. The trial court applied the ameliorating legislation to this case and appropriately sentenced Flatt for a class C felony.

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Docket entries:
111/17/2006 NOTICE OF APPEAL: 11/09/2006
211/17/2006 ORDER FOR TRANSCRIPT: 11/09/2006
312/06/2006 RECORD ON APPEAL W/SEPARATES (ENTRY NOS. 21,26,28,30,34-36,38,44)
412/28/2006 TRANSCRIPT DATED April 24, 2006
512/29/2006 DISK - TRA dated April 24, 2006
602/06/2007 APPELLANT BRIEF (e-filed)
702/06/2007 E-FILED BRIEF (ATB)
802/06/2007 APPELLANT APPENDIX (e-filed) PDF
902/06/2007 E-FILED APPENDIX
1002/08/2007 Rec'd $25 surcharge for ATB (Receipt #17268)
1102/12/2007 Corrections to Appendix and corrected certificate of service filed
1202/13/2007 Rec'd 7 copies of ATB and 6 copies of ATA from Central Duplicating.
1303/07/2007 APPELLEE BRIEF and Affidavit of Service by Mail
1403/07/2007 Addendum (attached to AEB)
1503/07/2007 DISK - AEB (emailed)
1603/08/2007 Table of Contents for Addendum
1704/18/2007 APPEARANCES:Ross W. Brandborg; Jonathan R. Byers
1804/18/2007 ARGUED: Brandborg; Byers
1904/18/2007 ORAL ARGUMENT WEBCAST
2006/26/2007 DISPOSITION: AFFIRMED
2106/26/2007 SPLIT OPINION: Kapsner, Carol Ronning
2206/26/2007 (CONCURRING SPECIALLY): Sandstrom, Dale V.: CONCUR
2306/27/2007 Judgment E-Mailed to Parties
2407/19/2007 MANDATE
2507/23/2007 RECEIPT SIGNED BY DISTRICT COURT CLERK'S OFFICE

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